Linxdatacenter expands into China
Linxdatacenter, one of the TOP-3 data center(DC) players in Russia, which operates the 1st commercial data center in Moscow, established in 2001 and the largest data center in Saint Petersburg, opened in 2011, enters the China market.
- When: 27 November 2017
The Chinese government export policy ‘One Belt One Road’ is promoting trade and export along the old silk roads. Russia is earmarked as an important trade partner of China.
Linxdatacenter provides DC and Cloud services and assistance in development of customers’ business, offering complex solutions, innovative technologies and best international practices combined with a keen understanding of the local market. In the last 4 years, several significant Chinese enterprises have found their way to Moscow, placing their data in Linxdatacenter DCs and initiating the further relationships between two countries. Moreover, in February 2017 the telecom part of Linxdatacenter was sold to CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited, a well-known Chinese ICT-provider with headquarters in Hong Kong. With an eye to steady development of working relationships between Russia and China Linxdatacenter was the first Russian Datacenter and Cloud provider that took part in the China Data Center and Cloud Computing Industry Expo that was held from 20-22 November in Shanghai and presented Russian DC and cloud market there. The Shanghai Expo has been a real success for the company and resulted in arrangement of several meetings with significant Chinese enterprises scheduled for February 2018.
«Having more than 16 years of expertise in IT and being the pioneer in data center industry in Russia we can secure the business growth of Chinese companies and become their reliable partner in Russia. In order to maintain our leading position, we feel the obligation to make an active promotion in China instead of waiting till China will discover the extensive possibilities in Russia. In particular, with the Football World Championship next year, Russia is very interesting for international companies», — said Heiko H. Koop, CEO Linxdatacenter.
«We were happy to see Linxdatacenter among Shanghai Datacenter Expo 2017 and hope that our event was an excellent platform for networking and building further business relationships», — said Mandy Tao, Sales Supervisor of Adsale Exhibition Services Company, the CDC Expo organizer.
Next year Linxdatacenter is planning to increase its visibility on Asian market and to spread the partner network in the region.